Charging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a power outlet in Uruguay

The WikiConnections page showing how to recharge the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Uruguayan power outlet by using Micro USB type B cord with a 3 pin Schuko Type F power adapter, charging the Jabra Solemate Mini using a two pin Europlug Type C power adapter and recharging the Jabra Solemate Mini using a 3 pin Type L USB plug

Uruguayan power outlet

Varying complicated combinations of voltages and region codes can all be daunting when planning on staying in another country especially if you've never been there before. This guide has been written to help assist travellers wanting to power their Jabra Solemate Mini when they are visiting Uruguay.This page is a useful guide showing you exactly what you'll need to charge the Jabra Solemate Mini when you're travelling to Uruguay by using their standard Type F, C, I or L 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets, Type F wall outlets are normally used by a majority of Uruguayans. When travelling to Uruguay from a different country please make sure your Jabra Solemate Mini can be charged using a 240v supply. If your Jabra Solemate Mini was purchased from a country which uses a lower voltage such as 120v ensure that your Jabra Solemate Mini is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional voltage converter to stop the device from being damaged whilst powering it up.

Ensure you have version 1.14 or greater of the Jabra Solemate Mini firmware, visit the official Jabra Solemate Mini support site [2] to download the latest version. You can switch off the default 'Connected' and other announcements by holding down the Volume down button when turning on the Jabra Solemate Mini until you hear 'Sound prompts off'.

Charging the Jabra Solemate Mini in Uruguay

Can you use the Jabra Solemate Mini in Uruguay?

You can use the Jabra Solemate Mini in Uruguay.

What is the best travel charger for the Jabra Solemate Mini in Uruguay?

When travelling with more than just your Jabra Solemate Mini or visiting more than one country the best travel charger for Uruguay to buy is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [10]. Uruguayans use four different standards of plug sockets (types F, C, I and L) and bringing this ensures that you are covered for type C.

As these chargers come with interchangeable pins and handle from 100 to 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries around the world just by switching the heads. If your type of Jabra Solemate Mini is compatible with Fast Charge (not all USB devices do) then you'll benefit from faster charging times with one of these types of power adapters and additional support for more power demanding devices.

Unlike other chargers this will allow you to charge multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack individual travel chargers on your Uruguayan trip. Only packing a single international travel charger will keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to store in hand luggage. Because of their flexibility these types of power adapters can be used when you return home so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple tablets, phones and e-readers without using up an additional plug socket.

If you travel to Uruguay we suggest buying a versatile power adapter like this at your preferred electronics retailer; the power adapter illustrated is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [10] which has been tested successfully for powering multiple USB devices in numerous different countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Uruguay

The 4 port USB travel charger [10] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world who only have USB devices such as the Jabra Solemate Mini, but for those also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which can be crucial for visitors of counties with unstable power supplies to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs covering both Uruguay and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable power adapter for travellers originating from America going to Uruguay.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs. This gives the same set of features as the BESTEK with 1 less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers a more flexible 5 USB charging ports. This versatile power strip is compatible with both American plugs and popular plug types A, D,E/F, G, H, I, L and N making it ideal for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Uruguay.
What is the best travel charger for the Jabra Solemate Mini in Uruguay?

How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Uruguayan power outlet

Learn how to power the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Uruguayan power outlet using USB micro type B cord and a 3 pin Europlug Type C power adapter.

  1. In order to supply power to your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Uruguayan power outlet you'll need to use a Type C USB power adapter [4] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type C USB power adapter and plugging it in the Uruguayan power outlet. The plug supply (called the Type C power outlet [3] or Europlug) is identified by the 2 round adjacent holes next to each other for live and neutral.
  3. Connect one end of the USB micro type B cord into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB charging port on the Jabra Solemate Mini. The USB charging port can be found to the bottom right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Switch on the Uruguayan power outlet.
  5. The battery indicator on the Jabra Solemate Mini will glow red when low, yellow when half full and green when fully charged. Typically the battery will take three hours to completely charge although this may take longer if you use the Jabra Solemate Mini whilst you are charging.
How to use a Type C power charger for recharging your Jabra Solemate Mini from a Uruguayan power outlet

Powering the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Uruguayan power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

The WikiConnections page showing how to recharge the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Uruguayan power outlet by using Micro USB type B cord with a 3 pin Schuko Type F power adapter.

  1. To power the Jabra Solemate Mini using the Uruguayan power outlet you'll need a Type F USB power adapter [7] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Plug the Type F USB power adapter into the power supply. You can recognise the wall outlet by the two large round holes 19 mm apart from each other along with two grounding clips at the top and bottom.
  3. Connect one end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB charging port on the Jabra Solemate Mini. The USB charging port is located to the bottom right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Switch on the Uruguayan power outlet.
  5. The battery indicator on the Jabra Solemate Mini will glow red when low, yellow when half full and green when fully charged. Typically the battery will take 3 hours to completely charge although this may take longer if you use the Jabra Solemate Mini whilst you are charging.
Powering the Jabra Solemate Mini with a Uruguayan power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

Charging the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Uruguayan power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type L USB adapter

Simple instructions showing you how to recharge your Jabra Solemate Mini with a Uruguayan power outlet with Type B Micro USB cable and a Type L USB adapter.

  1. In order to supply power to the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Uruguayan power outlet you'll need to buy a Type L USB power adapter [9] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [5].
  2. Begin the process by taking the Type L USB power adapter and inserting it in the Uruguayan power outlet. You can recognise this hexagon shaped wall supply by the three large adjecent holes in a line. You'll find there are two different variations of Type L power outlet, one rated for 10 amps and one at 16 amps. A 10 amp wall outlet has 4mm round pins which are spaced 5.5mm apart, and the 16 amp version has slightly larger 5mm thick pins which are spaced 8mm apart.
  3. Plug in the USB end of the Type B USB cable into the bottom of the mains power adapter and the other end into the USB charging port on the Jabra Solemate Mini. The USB charging port is located on the bottom right of the speaker below the line in port.
  4. Turn on the Uruguayan power outlet.
  5. The battery indicator on the Jabra Solemate Mini will glow red when low, yellow when half full and green when fully charged. Typically the battery will take three hours to completely charge although this may take longer if you use the Jabra Solemate Mini during the charging process.
Charging the Jabra Solemate Mini from a Uruguayan power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type L USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uruguay - Uruguayan Wikipedia web page
  2. http://www.jabra.co.uk/supportpages/jabra-solemate-mini#/#100-97300000-60 - official Jabra Solemate Mini support site
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  4. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  5. USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable - Used to connect USB devices which have a USB Mini-B port to computers, power supplies and other devices
  6. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  7. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F mains power outlet
  8. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeL.htm - Type L power outlet
  9. Type L USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type L mains power outlet
  10. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters